Ettalong is home to the largest undercover markets on the Central coast which were established in the late 1970s. Since inception these markets have never failed to entice visitors with a unique range of merchandise and are considered one of the biggest attractions in the town.
What is unique about the markets of Ettalong?
From quirky fashion accessories to fresh produce, the market offers every possible item one can be looking for. It is this culmination of a whole lot of diverse items that makes Ettalong a must-see attraction for all kinds of guests. There are stalls selling clothes, crafts, freshly baked goods, fast-food, spices, toys, jewellery etc. For people living around Ettalong and for those who visit the town regularly, shopping at Ettalong markets and finding a good bargain are like important weekend rituals. The fact that these markets function unperturbed by weather is another added advantage.
When do the Ettalong markets work?
Ettalong markets are open on all Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays when it is a public holiday. Shops open up as early as 9 in the morning and the crowd begins to subside by four.
What other activities do Ettalong markets offer?
The marketplace is set amidst a whole range of other fun centres like the Cinema Paradiso, an outdoor cinema, posh restaurants and cafes. There is also a motel within the premises for those who wish to stay over for another day of shopping. In a nutshell, these markets infuse some fantastic buzz into the otherwise quiet coastal town of Ettalong.